Exploring the Northern Dimension

Study: Marketing concept for extension of transnational travel information system (2013)

Marketing concept for extension of transnational travel information system (2013)

VBB: Connectivity Pilot Report

The Rail Baltica Growth Corridor Travel Information Network (RBGC TIN) is not an end in itself. It shall have a direct benefit for the customers and the providers of travel planning services. In the end, the extended services based on TIN shall help to promote usage of public transport by showing the easy accessibility of regions by public transport. Referring to the former milestone Catalogue of Existing Travel Information Systems it can be found that the field of currently available travel planning services in the Baltic Sea region is quite heterogeneous. So an overall marketing concept has to take into account several different prerequisites.

Study: Logistics of North-West Russia and Rail Baltica: Standpoints of Private Sector (2013)

Logistics of North-West Russia and Rail Baltica: Standpoints of Private Sector (2013)

Scientific and Expertise Publications Research Reports 3

Karamysheva, Marina; Henttu, Ville; Hilmola, Olli-Pekka
Lappeenranta University of Technology

The main aims of the present report are to describe the current state of railway transport in Russia, and to gather standpoints of Russian private transportation logistics sector towards the development of new railway connection called Rail Baltica Growth Corridor, connecting North-West Russia with Germany through the Baltic States and Poland.

Study: Joint Barents Transport Plan report (2013)

Joint Barents Transport Plan report (2013)

Proposals for development of transport corridors for further studies

The Barents Euro-Arctic Region

Economic and social development in the Barents Region requires better transport connections, and the aim for the work has been a joint approach to look at the future need for transport in the Barents Region.

Study: Guidebook to financing infrastructure for transport and logistics within the Northern Dimension (FIND) (2013)

Guidebook to financing infrastructure for transport and logistics within the Northern Dimension (FIND) (2013)

Hannola, Lea (editor)

LUT Scientific and Expertise Publications, Research Reports 7

The main objective of this guidebook is to examine the financial instruments available within the Northern Dimension area for financing projects of cross-border transport and logistics infrastructure and to develop guidelines for a co-financing mechanism.

Study: Feasibility study for integrating Helsinki and the Baltic States to the RB Travel Information system (2013)

Feasibility study for integrating Helsinki and the Baltic States to the RB Travel Information system(2013)

VBB: Connectivity Pilot Report / Working Package Milestone Output

The Rail Baltica Growth Corridor Travel Information Network (RBGC TIN) will have the more benefits for customers the more it contains information about public transport in all countries around the Baltic Sea.

Study: Development of Kaunas Public Logistics Centre (PLC) and infrastructure in the area under its influence (2013)

Development of Kaunas Public Logistics Centre (PLC) and infrastructure in the area under its influence (2013)

City of Kaunas: prepared by UAB Nacionalinių projektų rengimas & UAB Kelprojektas

The feasibility study for Kaunas Public Logistics Centre (PLC) and infrastructure within its area of influence is an information tool in developing the concept of cooperation and joint actions between the pilot logistics centres on the Rail Baltica route.

Study: Cross-border logistics between EU and Russia (2013)

Cross-border logistics between EU and Russia (2013)

The flow of goods between Murmansk-Finland-Sweden with focus on the logistical interfaces in a supply chain

Wallin, Johan
Luleå University of Technology

The study provides a mapping and description of the flow of goods by road transportation across the two northernmost border crossings of Finland towards Russia, and a unique overall view is presented of the cross-boundary logistics in this region.

Study: Challenges for Effective Logistics in the Barents region: a study on the cross-border operations between Finland and the Murmansk region (2013)

Challenges for Effective Logistics in the Barents region: a study on the cross-border operations between Finland and the Murmansk region Finland and the Murmansk region (2013)

Lehtinen, Ulla; Atkova, Irina
University of Oulu

The purpose of this paper is to describe logistics infrastructure in the Murmansk region and northern Finland, to pinpoint major barriers in the sphere of logistics impeding the development of cross-border operations between the Murmansk region and Finland and to single out main logistic challenges faced by the companies internationalizing onto the Murmansk region market.

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